Film books

Posted on 23 September 2002 in Film, Reading, Television

Film Art

David Bordwell, Kristin Thompson. Classic textbook, required reading. /

Sculpting In Time

Andrey Tarkovsky. /

Time Within Time

Andrey Tarkovsky. /

Kieslowski on Kieslowski

Danusia Stok, Krysztof Kieslowski. A thorough insight into Kieslowski’s process, thinking and ideology. Wonderful. /

The Art and Science of Screenwriting

Philip Parker. Essential reading for screenwriting, not just the usual Hollywood basics. /

Film Architecture

Dietrich Neumann. /

Audio Vision

Michel Chion. Essential for anyone thinking about the interaction between audible and visible. /

Directing: (Screencraft Series)

Mike Goodridge. /

First Cut: Conversations with Film Editors

Gabriella Oldham. /

The Director’s Journey: The Creative Collaboration

Mark Travis. /

Making Movies

Sydney Lumet. /

Film Directing: Shot By Shot

Steven Katz. /

Directing the Film

Eric Sherman. /

Making Movies Work: Thinking Like a Filmmaker

Jon Boorstin. /